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Churchill Hospital

Location: Churchill, MB

Overview: Governed by a community board representing a diverse population, Churchill Regional Health Authority Inc. stands as a cornerstone of healthcare excellence. Offering a comprehensive array of medical, dental, and outreach services, the hospital is equipped with modern facilities to cater to the community's well-being.


  • In-patient area with 25 acute and six extended care beds.
  • State-of-the-art support systems and equipment, including an operating room and delivery suite.
  • Essential services: laboratory, x-ray, and pharmacy.

Medical Team: Three full-time resident physicians are dedicated to ensuring the highest quality of care for the community.

Outreach Services: Embracing a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare, Churchill Health Centre serves as a referral base for the 7,000 residents in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

Norway House Hospital

Location: Norway House, MB

Overview: Nestled at the confluence of the Nelson River and Playgreen Lake, Norway House Hospital embodies progress and community spirit. Serving a vibrant community with a flourishing fishing industry, the hospital boasts six in-patient beds and underwent significant renovations in 2011 to enhance its facilities.

Renovations (2011):

  • Upgraded examination rooms, treatment and triage areas.
  • Modernized washrooms, flooring, cabinets, and paint.
  • Comprehensive facilities: laboratory, X-ray, on-site pharmacist, and social services.

Accessibility: Connected to Winnipeg year-round by daily flights and an all-weather road, Norway House Hospital ensures continuous access to healthcare for its residents.

Percy E. Moore Hospital

Location: Hodgson, MB (Interlake region)

Overview: Situated 192 kilometers north of Winnipeg, Percy E. Moore Hospital stands as a vital healthcare hub for the Interlake region. This 16-bed, four-bassinet facility serves the diverse communities of Peguis, Fisher River, Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead), Fisher Branch, and Hodgson, totaling approximately 10,000 residents.


  • 16 beds and four bassinets to accommodate various healthcare needs.
  • Dedicated medical professionals, including resident physicians, a full-time pharmacist, and social workers.

Serving Communities: Percy E. Moore Hospital is at the heart of the Interlake region, providing essential healthcare services to both First Nations communities and farming communities alike.

Nursing stations

There are 12 Manitoba communities staffed by nurses who act as primary caregivers. Family physicians fly or drive in to these communities and act as consultants to the nurses.

  • East side of Lake Winnipeg

    • Azaadiwi-ziibiing (Poplar River)
    • Bawingaasi-ziibing (Pauingassi)
    • Mememwi-ziibiing (Berens River)
    • Mishi-baawitigong (Little Grand Rapids)
    • Miskosipi (Bloodvein)

  • West side of Lake Winnipeg

    • Chemawawin
    • Misipawistik (Grand Rapids)
    • Mosakahiken First Nation (Moose Lake)

  • North of Lake Winnipeg

    • Dahlu T’ua (Lac Brochet)
    • Kisipakakamak (Brochet)
    • Mathias Colomb (Pukatawagan)
    • O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (South Indian Lake)
    • Tes-He-Olie (Tadoule)
    • York Factory

  • Island Lake communities

    • Kistiganwacheeng (Garden Hill)
    • Mithkwamepin Thaakkahikan (Red Sucker Lake)
    • Minithayinikam (St. Theresa Point)
    • Waasikamaank (Wasagamack)


  • Kivalliq

    Eight hamlets located in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut are visited by medical specialists and the Medical Rehabilitation Services Program team.

    • Arviat
    • Baker Lake (Qamani’tuaq)
    • Chesterfield Inlet (Igluligaarjuk)
    • Coral Harbour (Salliq)
    • Naujaat (Repulse Bay)
    • Rankin Inlet (Kangiqtiniq)
    • Sanikiluaq
    • Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq)
  • Qikitani

    • Apex
    • Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk or Tununirusiq)
    • Clyde River (Kangiqtugaapik)
    • Grise Fiord (Ausuittuq)
    • Igloolik
    • Iqaluit
    • Kimmirut
    • Kinngait (Cape Dorset)
    • Pangnirtung
    • Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik)
    • Resolute Bay (Qausuittuq)
    • Qikiqtarjuaq
    • Sanirajak (Hall Beach)
  • Kitikmeot

    • Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq)
    • Gjoa Haven (Uqsuqtuuq)
    • Kugaaruk
    • Kugluktuk
    • Taloyoak

Jordan's Principle

Through the Jordan's Principle program, which makes sure all First Nations children living in Canada have access to the products, services and supports they need when they need them, Ongomiizwin – Health Services provides services to the following communities: 

  • Bunibonibee Cree Nation (Oxford House)
  • Kisematawa(Shamattawa First Nation)
  • Manto Sakikan (God's Lake Narrows First Nation) 
  • Mosakahiken First Nation (Moose Lake)
  • Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House)
  • Opaskwayak Cree Nation OCN (The Pas)
  • O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (South Indian Lake)
  • Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (Shoal River)
  • Tataskweyak Cree Nation (Split Lake)
  • Wuskwi Sipihk Cree Nation (Indian Birch)

Contact us

Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
P122 Pathology Building
770 Bannatyne Ave
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3W 0W3